Best Folk Singer – Chuck Murphy is an award-winning, Billboard-charting singer-songwriter from Palmdale, CA, originally hailing from Bloomington, MN. His album, “Peace Be With You” broke into the Billboard Top 200 Chart at #197 in its fifth of eleven consecutive weeks of chart-topping successes. The album peaked at #1 on the Heatseeker Album Chart and #3 on the Americana/Folk Album Chart, and his latest maxi-single “How Many Times” hit #1 on the Hot Singles Sales Chart. It is obvious Chuck’s message is one people across the nation need and want to hear.
Along with his success on Billboard, Murphy has had three #1 hits on SoundCloud® with over 22 million listens to his song, Falling Star, which also held the #1 spot on SoundCloud’s country chart for six weeks and the #1 spot on SoundCloud’s folk and singer-songwriter chart for two weeks. He has also had four songs go to #1 on the National Radio Hits and Independent Music Network charts.
“Quite simply, he is another one of the great American songwriters of this era, writing lyrics that are literate, poetic and mesmerizing.“ – Rick Jamm, Jamsphere
Murphy’s band, Big Coyote, is a hard driving Country Rock and Blues band. Their music emphasizes country rock rhythms and guitar leads with lyrics extolling the values in America. Big Coyote has put love and passion into Chuck’s “Peace Be With You” project with every note they have played. Big Coyote is currently in the studio recording their first album as a group.